The Assessment for Learning Project signals the beginning of the end of week long standardized tests, and will shape measurement and progress reporting in the coming decade.
24 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
The Lumina Foundation is leading and supporting American efforts to boost college degree completion from about 40% to 60% by 2025. The Indianapolis-based foundation is focused on quality degrees as well as recognized job credentials.
28 days ago by Tom Vander Ark
In December 2015, President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Here is a breakdown of what that act means and how states can begin to prepare for it.
29 days ago by Guest Author
A growing number of state policymakers are excited about the potential for competency-based education (CBE) to better meet individual student needs and eliminate learning gaps that traditional time-based systems have not been able to close. ExcelinEd outlined policy advances in Idaho, Georgia and Ohio. With the benefit...
2 months ago by Tom Vander Ark
An initiative in Washington showed huge gains in graduation rates, college ready transcripts and college enrollment through implementation of two key programs.
2 months ago by Mary Ryerse